Join/Renew

Members support our community through a range of gifts that help sustain our outstanding film programming. Through unique series, special events, Q&As, live performances, and exhibitions, we offer many opportunities to enjoy film and engage with other filmgoers who enjoy watching our offerings on the big screen — the way movies are meant to be seen. We appreciate our members commitment and thank donors at all levels with a variety of benefits.

All members at basic to premium levels receive the following benefits:

  • A member ticket discount on 1 (individual levels) or 2 (dual levels) tickets
  • Special event discounts
  • Complimentary ticket offers for screenings and events
  • Access to members-only events
  • Reduced or waived online ticket fees
  • A free Anniversary Screening each June
  • Free popcorn the first Wednesday of each month
  • Waived registration fees for classes
  • Discounts and special offers with our business partners
  • Member Pre-Sales for Westchester Jewish Film Festival and other select series/events

Film Fan

Member ticket discounts and more for one or two people!

Film Family

A level highlighting film and classes for the whole family!

  • $165
  • All basic benefits for 2
  • 8 comp passes for family films
  • Invitation to a family event
  • Advance notice for course registration
  • 10% off class prices
  • Tax deduction of $90

Film Buff

Our first level of premium membership!

  • $195
  • All basic benefits for 2
  • Priority Purchase access
  • 3 month Film Club eligibility
  • A preview screening invitation for 2
  • Waived online ticket fees
  • Advance notice for course registration
  • 10% off class prices
  • Tax deduction of $115

Film Sponsor

Step up to premium membership with added benefits

  • $375
  • All basic benefits for 2
  • Priority Purchase access
  • 6 month Film Club eligibility
  • Invitation for 2 to two filmmaker events
  • Waived online ticket fees
  • Advance notice for course registration
  • 10% off class prices
  • Tax deduction of $290

Film Enthusiast

A membership level with special opportunities!

  • $750
  • All basic benefits for 2
  • Priority Purchase access
  • 6 month Film Club eligibility
  • Invitations for 2 for all private preview screenings
  • Invitation for 2 to two filmmaker events
  • 2 additional tickets at member price for regular screenings (4 total)
  • Waived online ticket fees
  • Advance notice for course registration
  • 10% off class prices
  • Tax deduction of $670

Director*

$2,500—$4,999

  • Silver Screen Circle Dinner: 2 tickets
  • Dinner & A Movie: 2 tickets
  • Thursday Circle: 2 tickets
  • International Filmmaker Evening @ the Lab: 2 tickets
  • Complimentary and Advance Priority Purchase offers: 2 tickets per offer
  • Non-deductible amount: $125*

Producer*

$5,000—$9,999

  • Silver Screen Circle Dinner: 4 tickets
  • Dinner & A Movie: 4 tickets
  • Thursday Circle: 2 tickets
  • International Filmmaker Evening @ the Lab: 2 tickets
  • Complimentary and Advance Priority Purchase offers: 4 tickets per offer
  • In the Spotlight: 2 tickets
  • Non-deductible amount: $150*

Executive Producer*

$10,000—$24,999

  • Silver Screen Circle Dinner: 8 tickets
  • Dinner & A Movie: 4 tickets
  • Thursday Circle: 4 tickets
  • International Filmmaker Evening @ the Lab: 4 tickets
  • Complimentary and Advance Priority Purchase offers: 4 tickets per offer
  • In the Spotlight: 4 tickets
  • Private use of Theater 3 and Jane Peck Gallery (M-TH)
  • Complimentary tickets to OPENING NIGHT events for all JBFC series: 4 tickets
  • Complimentary JBFC Film Club subscription for 2
  • Non-deductible amount: $200*

Star*

$25,000+

  • Silver Screen Circle Dinner: 10 tickets
  • Dinner & A Movie: 4 tickets
  • Thursday Circle: 4 tickets
  • International Filmmaker Evening @ the Lab: 6 tickets
  • Complimentary and Advance Priority Purchase offers: 4 tickets per offer
  • In the Spotlight: 4 tickets
  • Private use of Theater 2 and Jane Peck Gallery (M-TH)
  • Complimentary tickets to OPENING NIGHT events for all JBFC series: 4 tickets
  • Complimentary JBFC Film Club subscription for 2
  • Complimentary tickets to all Regular Screenings and JBFC events: 4 tickets
  • Non-deductible amount: $300*

It's easy to join or renew at burnsfilmcenter.org, at the Theater, or on the phone at 914.773.7663, ext. 6, Mon.-Fri., 9:30–5:30.

  • Want to buy a Gift Membership?
  • Does your company offer matching gifts for memberships? Learn more!
  • 2 year memberships are available—get 2 extra months free! Available online for each level, at the theater or call us!
  • You can upgrade your membership at any time! Call us!
  • Renew your membership any time online, at the Theater, by mail, or by phone.

Questions? Visit our FAQ or contact Membership at 914.773.7663, ext. 6 or membership@burnsfilmcenter.org with any questions.

*Silver Screen Circle

In addition to JBFC basic member benefits, Silver Screen Circle (SSC) members receive personal attention along with these exclusive benefits based on their annual level of giving.

All Silver Screen Circle members receive:

  • $5 off Regular Admission (4 tickets)
  • JBFC Film Club Eligibility
  • SSC Easy Access Tickets (ticket concierge service)
  • SSC Newsletter IN FOCUS
  • Recognition in our Annual Report
  • A significant tax-deduction